Sunday 20 Jan 2019 | 01:12 | SYDNEY
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Aid & development links: SDG controversy, Syria's refugees, TPP, pandemics and more



22 June 2015 16:55

  • Jim Yong Kim on the staggering cost of pandemics (nb: FT paywall).
  • Bill, Melinda and the SDGs: Global Dashboard on controversy surrounding the Gates Foundation's criticism of the Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Regime change for humanitarian aid: Foreign Affairs essay on how to make relief aid more accountable.
  • CFR Podcast on the potential dangers for global health of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
  • The Washington Post on the UN's shocking record of enforcing its own 'zero transactional sex' policy for peacekeepers.
  • World Refugee Day was celebrated on  Saturday, 20 June. Disturbing  new reports from UNHCR that worldwide displacement is at the highest levels ever recorded.
  • Syria overtakes Afghanistan as the top source country for refugees.

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